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Beyer Statement On The Passing Of Congressman A. Donald McEachin

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Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) today issued the following statement: “The loss of Donald McEachin is heartbreaking. “We have been friends for many years, and in all the time I’ve known him he has been a fighter. He fought for families, for children, and for the needy. As a public servant he fought for his community and his constituents. Even as he became one of the leading champions for…

Beyer Statement on COP27 Agreement

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Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), co-chair of the Safe Climate Caucus, today issued the following statement on the COP27 United Nations Climate Change Conference: “I’m glad to see progress on fighting climate change at COP27. The creation of a climate fund to help developing nations bear the costs caused by the climate crisis is long-sought progress,” said Rep. Beyer. “At the same time, we hoped…

Beyer Statement On Ways And Means Victory In Trump v. Committee on Ways and Means

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Tags: Oversight

Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA), who serves on the House Committee on Ways and Means, issued the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court denied Donald Trump’s request to block the release of his tax returns to the Committee: “The courts have again affirmed the principle that Donald Trump is not above the law. Trump fought with every tool at his disposal to prevent the lawful…

Virginia Democratic Delegation Urges General Assembly to Enshrine Right to an Abortion in Virginia Constitution

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Today, U.S. Rep. A. Donald McEachin (VA-04), along with U.S. Reps. Jennifer Wexton (VA-10), Gerry Connolly (VA-11), Abigail Spanberger (VA-07), Elaine Luria (VA-02), Don Beyer (VA-08), Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) and U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) sent a letter to the Virginia General Assembly, urging for prompt action to be taken to protect abortion…

Beyer, Newman Introduce Legislation To Establish Older Workers’ Bureau

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Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA) and Marie Newman (D-IL), today introduced the Older Workers Bureau Act, which would establish an Older Workers’ Bureau under the Department of Labor. The bureau would be tasked with identifying challenges facing workers aged 55 and up, and guiding future policy to support the welfare of older workers. “As more Americans work into their later years and workplace…

Statement of U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner & Tim Kaine & U.S. Reps. Don Beyer & Jennifer Wexton

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U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine along with U.S. Reps. Don Beyer and Jennifer Wexton (all D-VA) released the following statement today, five years after the shooting death of Bijan Ghaisar: “Today marks five years since Bijan was shot and killed by U.S. Park Police. While we appreciate that the current leadership of the Department of the Interior has taken several positive steps…

Beyer Statement On Speaker Nancy Pelosi

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Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) today issued the following statement: “Nancy Pelosi is one of the greatest and most consequential leaders in American history. “It is hard to overstate her legacy as a warrior for the downtrodden and the needy, a fighter for American families, and a committed public servant who helped make this country better. Her accomplishments in two decades as Democratic…

Science Committee Members Celebrate Successful Launch of Artemis I

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Today, Artemis I, the first integrated Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion crew vehicle, successfully launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, beginning its four to six-week mission. The Artemis I mission is an uncrewed flight test that will demonstrate the performance of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and the Orion spacecraft that will eventually carry astronauts to…

JEC Chairman on October CPI Release

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Tags: Economy

Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA), Chairman of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), released the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation held steady at 0.4% on a seasonally adjusted basis and annual inflation slowed to 7.7% in October, down from 8.2% in September.  Core inflation, which excludes volatile food…

Beyer Highlights Northern Virginia Results From Landmark Legislation

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Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) today highlighted a series of economic analyses that show how historic legislation enacted in the past year will help constituents in Virginia’s 8th District, the region, and the Commonwealth of Virginia. These laws enacted under the current Congress and signed by President Biden, including the American Rescue Plan Act, Inflation Reduction Act, CHIPS and Science Act,…